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Rites of passage : how today's Jews celebrate, commemorate, and commiserate / editor, Leonard J. Greenspoon.

Format Book and Print
Publication InfoWest Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, ©2010.
Description197 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Other author/creatorGreenspoon, Leonard J. (Leonard Jay)
Other author/creatorCreighton University. Kripke Center for the Study of Religion & Society.
Other author/creatorPhilip M. and Ethel Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization.
Other author/creatorUniversity of Nebraska--Lincoln. Harris Center for Judaic Studies.
Other author/creatorKlutznick-Harris Symposium (21st : 2008 : Omaha, Neb.)
Series Studies in Jewish civilization, 1070-8510 ; v. 21
Studies in Jewish civilization ; 21. ^A812609
Contents "What makes a bat mitzvah blossom" : pre-bat mitzvah rituals for daughters and mothers / Penina Adelman -- More bar than mitzvah : anxieties over bar mitzvah receptions in postwar America / Rachel Kranson -- Becoming Orthodox women: rites of passage in the Orthodox community / Leslie Ginsparg Klein -- Talking about the Jewish wedding ritual : issues of gender, power, and social control / Irit Koren -- The making of a rabbi : semichah ordination from Moses to Grosses -- Jonathan Gross -- Perspectives on evaluating new Jewish rituals / Vanessa Ochs -- Memory, questions and definitions : images of old and new rites of passage / Ori Z. Soltes -- A need for new rituals? American Judaism and the Holocaust / Oliver Leaman -- Karaism : an alternate form of Jewish celebration / Daniel J. Lasker -- Without a minyan : creating a Jewish life in a small midwestern town / Daniel Mandell, Barbara Smith-Mandell, and Jerrold Hirsch -- Raising the bar, maximizing the mitzvah : Jewish rites of passage for children with autism / Steven Puzarne.
General note"Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Symposium of the Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization--Harris Center for Judaic Studies, October 26-27. 2008"--P. [i].
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
LCCN 2010021856

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